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The Marketing Devil is Really in the Details

It’s a fine line between an audacious-yet-successful marketing stunt and a total disaster. So fine that most marketing executives in charge of brands who have anything at all to lose often defer to safer approaches. Recently though a couple of daring and brilliant stunts have caught my attention, deserving a post with some deeper insight.

Much has been written about

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The Great Crowdfunding Train Wreck of 2013

The verb “to disrupt” in all its forms is rightly popular in the startup world.  To many entrepreneurs, few things are as personally satisfying (or as lucrative) as disrupting an entrenched, complacent, monopolistic, inefficient or stagnant market in ways that often empower consumers and producers alike.  Consumer Internet and mobile technology businesses continue to be rife with opportunities for disruption.

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Party Time: Tech Tuesdays @ TriBeCa Grand Hotel

We’re thrilled to be co-hosting Made in NY: Austin with NY Tech Meetup at South by Southwest! To get you as pumped as we are, we will be hosting a pre-party party:

WHEN

Tuesday February 21, 2012 7pm-11pm, OPEN BAR 7-8pm